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Teapot in Melon Shape

Rim and hinge made by Thome
, New York

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under and colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Kakiemon type); American mount
Dimensions: H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); Diam. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number: 2002.447.60a, b

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